The Early English Version of the Gesta Romanorum
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The Early English Version of the Gesta Romanorum by S J Herrtage

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Published by Early English Text Society .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Medieval,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Medieval,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Early English Text Society Extra Series

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages595
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10137814M
ISBN 100197225667
ISBN 109780197225660

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  Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes "Formerly edited by Sir Frederic Madden for the Roxburghe Club, and now re-edited from the MSS. in British Museum (Harl. & Addit. ) and University Library, Cambridge (Kk. )". Hazlitt, in his Handbook to Early English Literature^ mentions no less than 15 issued between and , and there were doubtless others. In appeared " Gesta Boma^ioruin, or forty-five Histories, originally (as 'tis said) collected from the Eoman Becords, with Applications or Morals, &c^ vol. i. Owing to the loose structure of the book, it was easy for a transcriber to insert any additional story into his own copy, and consequently the MSS. of the Gesta Romanorum exhibit considerable variety. Oesterley recognizes an English group of MSS. (written always in Latin), a German group (sometimes in Latin and sometimes in German), and a group. ♥ Book Title: Gesta Romanorum ♣ Name Author: Christopher Stace ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: 22p0swEACAAJ Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "This volume contains an entirely new and accessible translation into modern English of the medieval Latin Gesta Romanorum.

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